Top Obama administration officials will make another trip to Texas, shortly after the president visited the lone star state to talk immigration earlier in the week. KENS
SAN ANTONIO -- Top Obama administration officials will make another trip to Texas, shortly after the president visited the lone star state to talk immigration earlier in the week.
The visit comes amid a possible compromise on Capitol Hill regarding the growing issue. The president and Governor Rick Perry met to discuss the thousands of children crossing the border, but the problem is still on the minds of politicians in Washington.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will make yet another visit to Texas on Thursday. He'll be in Weslaco, in the Rio Grande Valley, where he'll speak with officials about the on-going issue of unaccompanied children coming into the country from Central America.
Johnson's visit comes as lawmakers on Capitol Hill are discussing a possible compromise that would quickly deport minors arriving into the country illegally.
Republicans on The Hill have asked for speedier deportations. Some Democrats in congress have been open to the possibility, though there is still opposition from key Democratic senators.
President Obama faced criticism from both Republicans and Democrats for not visiting the border during his trip to Texas, especially when many have called the issue a "humanitarian crisis."